Everything That A Bride Needs To Know About Muhurtham Makeup
Muhurtham or the main wedding ceremony is the real deal. This is the time you actually get married, everything else that had happened thus far was a trailer. This is where you take the pheras and tie the sacred knot.
Muhurtham is all about the culture, tradition, prayers and blessings. Traditional values that have been passed on from generations are carried forward and to be honest emotions are high.
While majority of south Indian brides will get married during the break of the dawn on the contrary north Indian weddings will start post the sun down and most go on till the sun rise followed by vidai.
To simply put south Indians will get married in the morning Muhurtham and North Indians would getting married during the night Muhurtham.
The common pedestal between both the brides is to look ethnic and gorgeous. Ethnicity now comes with a fusion of contemporary style which many of the brides go for now a days so that they can still feel comfortable and royal.
Common Muhurtham Makeup Mistake?
I always suggest my brides not to go for extremely glam over the top makeup because there are so many external elements that will wrap you around during the pooja that you might start feeling like a fancy dress participant if your makeup is not done right.
When I say external elements then it could the heavy temple jewelry that you will have to wear or the garlands that will go around your neck or the tika that poojari and other relatives will apply on your forehead as blessings. You will be in front of the fire with smoke and soot flying around with fruits and flowers kept all around you. It is a very rich site to see.
This is where most of the brides and the bridal makeup artists go wrong, you got heavy makeup done and it looked good initially when you were in your robe however as you started layering up your dress and the jewelry your makeup started getting amplified. By the time you sat in the mantap you looked way too different and with external elements coming into play you stopped recognizing yourself completely. Not to mention there will be occasions where you may end up crying after all you are getting married. You have got to trust me, if you are little image conscious and believe in perfection this will become your nightmare.
How to get the best Muhurtham makeup look for Indian Brides?
Muhurtham Makeup look has to be matured and more towards natural side. Gone are the days when Brides looked like a doll, the trend is to look natural, sharp, elegant and classy. I know you still watch those crazy tiktok videos where they show someone literally messed up and then makeup brush is rubbed on the camera – voila! You see someone totally different and unnatural.
Okay I am not going to be judgmental here but all I am saying is if you are concerned about your bridal look then that is the reason why you are reading this article.
Here is what I will suggest you to do ..
6 things to keep in mind for bridal Muhurtham Makeup
Your makeup has to be a natural makeup
If you have a choice to select HD or Airbrush, Go with Airbrush makeup it will not need a touch up and will stay subtle on your face for longer.
Muhurtham eye makeup has to be according to the occasion (day/night) do not go experimental with super bold colors and over the top glitters.
Lip Makeup trend is again subtle and not too loud. Wear anything but not dark is my advice.
Always discuss your dress and jewelry that you are going to wear on your Muhurtham/wedding day with your makeup artist before finalizing your look. Trust me your bridal dress and jewelry has a huge impact on your makeup.
Never compromise with your bridal makeup artist, Choose a makeup artist from her quality of work, comfort level and experience. Do not choose a makeup artist basis how much they charge for bridal makeup. (This should be your last priority)
Wedding is the time where you carefully select, plan and do everything which you like. Wedding is the biggest milestone in your life and you must do everything you can to make it special. Be it catering, decoration or your Muhurtham makeup look. Spend time, research and look the best version of yourself. 20 years down the line when your kids will say Mom you looked so amazing will make everything so worth.
Frequently Asked Questions
How should your Muhurtham makeup look like?
Muhurtham Makeup look has to be matured and more towards the natural side. Gone are the days when Brides looked like a doll, the trend is to look natural, sharp, elegant and classy.
What are the factors to consider while choosing a makeup artist?
Choose a makeup artist from her quality of work, comfort level, and experience. Do not choose a makeup artist basis how much they charge for bridal makeup.
What is Muhurtham?
Muhurtham is all about culture, tradition, prayers, and blessings. Traditional values that have been passed on from generations are carried forward.